2023-2024 / LANG3997-1

German (Level A)


45h Th

Number of credits

 Master in psychology (120 ECTS)3 crédits 


Françoise Carl

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

All year long, with partial in January


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

During this course a handbook based on a communicative approach will be used. Grammatical structures will be introduced progressively. By the end of the course, students should be able to use the vocabulary of the handbook, as well as other vocabulary seen in class. They should also be able to use basic grammatical structures efficiently. Exercises concentrate on pronunciation, the acquisition of vocabulary and basic grammatical structures.
Course of CERL level A1+

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

- All four language skills (reading, listening, writing and speaking) are developed. - Acquisition of general vocabulary - Acquisition of basic grammatical structures through grammar drills and other exercises.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

Ideally, students have a basic knowledge of German.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Reading, oral and listening activities. Consolidation of vocabulary and grammar through various exercises.

Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)

Face-to-face course

Additional information:

1.5 hours per week

Recommended or required readings

Berliner Platz 1. Neu. Deutsch im Alltag. Lehr-und Arbeitsbuch 1 mit 2 Audio-CDs, C. Lemcke, L. Rohrmann, T. Scherling (Klett )
"Grammaire de base" F. Carl + "Exercises" et F. Carl + J. Stevens (available on Myuliege)

Exam(s) in session

Any session

- In-person

written exam AND oral exam

Additional information:

Written and oral exam

- Written exam: 20 marks
The exam will focus on the lessons covered in "Berliner Platz" and in the grammar book. Students' command of the topics, the vocabulary and the language structures covered in class, as well as their writing skills will be tested. Reading comprehension skills will also be tested.
- Oral exam: 10 marks
The oral exam will focus on the topics covered in class.
All parts of the June and September exams are compulsory. Students absent from one of the exam parts will be assigned a mark of 0.
Students who do not take both the written and the oral parts of the exam will be assigned a mark of 0. No partial exemption will be granted. The same rule applies to the second exam session, which means that students who failed the exam in June will have to resit both parts of the exam.
Assessment methods may be adapted according to the current health context.

Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course


Dr. Françoise Carl

Institut Supérieur des Langues Vivantes


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